Art in the Parks

Through collaborations with a diverse group of arts organizations and artists, Parks bringsto the public both experimental and traditional art in many park locations. Please browse ourlist of current exhibits below, explore our archives of past exhibits or readmore about the Art in the Parks Program.

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Conrad Stojak, The Parking Meters Project, Photo courtesy of the artist

Conrad Stojak, The Parking Meters Project
August 22, 2016 to November 18, 2016
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Please note: This is a past exhibit that is no longer installed in the park.


The Parking Meters Project consists of five decommissioned parking meters, each outfitted with a small diorama, installed in Rockaway Park. The meters are installed at the eastern end of the parking lot between Beach 94th Street and Cross Bay Boulevard. Conrad Stojak works with obsolete New York parking meters, many of which can be found out on the city streets and in warehouses, by upcycling them into public works of art. Each one is an individualistic, self-contained micro-world depicting New York City scenes in the form of urban dioramas that are community specific, including a miniature Whalemina sculpture, which was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy.

Vertical Formation by Anthony Padovano

14 Sculptors Inc., Urban Air Forms
August 15, 2002 to October 22, 2002
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Please note: This is a past exhibit that is no longer installed in the park.

This group show of eight sculptures, titled Urban Air Forms, was on view in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. These works were located in the floral beds of the rotunda, just off the Passarelle ramp, near the entrance to the United States Tennis Center.

The arts organization which assembled this show is known as 14 Sculptors Inc. The group, originally based in Soho, New York, has been exhibiting since 1973. The installation is sponsored by the Rockaway Artists Alliance. These experimental sculptures are diverse in style, material and content.

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See all eight sculptures from the show.

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